On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1958

Historical Events

Film tv awardsEmmy Awards

10th Emmy Awards: Gunsmoke, Robert Young & Jane Wyatt win

Actress Jane Wyatt
Jane Wyatt
  • 1st baseball game in California, SF Giants beat LA Dodgers, 8-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Zephaniah, British writer and dub poet, born in Handsworth, Birmingham, England
  • Dolores Gordon-Smith, British novelist (The Jack Haldean Murder Series), born in Glossop, Derbyshire
  • John Bracewell, New Zealand cricketer (premiere spinner of 80's), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Matt Reid, American rock keyboardist (Berlin-Take My Breath Away)

Famous Deaths

  • Estelle Taylor, American actress, dies at 64
1958 Highlights

About April 15, 1958

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries